Friday 5 for August 19, 2022

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1. Welcome to the 2022-23 School Year!
We are excited to welcome students back to school on Mon, Aug. 29. View Superintendent Dr. Durán’s welcome back video message to preview what’s new this year and our focus on Every Student Counts. Visit our website for back-to-school information on key dates, bus schedules, meals, safety and more. Share your back-to-school highlights with us on social media using #APSBack2School.

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2. Now Available: Bus Schedules and NEW
WheresTheBus Tool
Transportation information for bus-eligible students is now posted in ParentVUE under the Student Information tab. View information about WheresTheBus. Families and students can download the WheresTheBus app on their mobile devices or online to receive real-time updates on their bus arrival times. Visit Transportation Services for more information.

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3. Complete the Free & Reduced Meal Application for Meal Benefits
View updated information about meal prices for this school year. APS encourages families who may qualify for free or reduced-price meals to apply for meal benefits. Applications are available in ParentVUE, on the APS Food Services Webpage or online at

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4. APS Announces 2021-22 SOL Results
The 2021-22 Standards of Learning (SOL) results are now available. The Office of Academics presented the results during last night’s School Board Meeting. Watch the presentation of results and read the press release.

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5. Review Updated COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures
APS is committed to providing learning environments that are healthy and safe for all students. We continue to adapt our COVID-19 mitigation measures using the latest guidance from health officials. This school year:

Read more about APS COVID protocols online.

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